2024 Fishing For Freedom Event

2024 Fishing for Freedom - Quincy Event


  • Friday, May 31, 2024

    Meet & Greet

    (optional – good opportunity to meet with partner & make plans for the weekend)

    The Oakley Lindsay Center (300 Civic Center Plaza Quincy, IL)

  • Saturday, June 1 2024


    A great opportunity for Boaters & Warriors to get to know each other & prepare for Sunday's tournament, you will need to make your own arrangements

    Veterans Home Fishing Tournament

    For Veterans Home Residents - 1707 N 12th St Quincy, IL

    Lunch & Awards once fishing has concluded


    Provided for all Boaters & Warriors

    Heroes Banquet

    The Oakley Lindsay Center (300 Civic Center Plaza Quincy, IL)

    Dinner is followed by raffles and live auction                

    (This event is also free for Boaters, their spouses, and young children)

  • Sunday, June 2, 2024

    Fishing Rodeo


    Weigh-In Locations:

    • Mississippi Pools 21-24 - Kesler Park (Bonansinga Dr) Quincy, IL
    • Mississippi Pools 19-20  - Chaney Creek Boat Launch Hamilton, IL
    • Mark Twain Lake  - Hwy 107 Ramp Stoutsville, MO
    • Reregulation Pool - South Spillway Ramp Route J, Monroe City, MO
    • Dralle Lake


    Lunch will be available at the Quincy Riverfront for a free will donation


    Awards Ceremony

    Immediately after the final convoy makes its way through the Quincy weigh-in line

Lodging Information

Lodging requirements for our qualified Warrior participants will be paid for in full by Fishing For Freedom - Quincy sponsors and donors. Warriors must live more than 30 minutes from Quincy to qualify for a paid room. Our registration committee will contact you with your lodging information in March.

If you have any special needs or accessibility issues, please make sure to make a note of it in the comments block on the registration form, or send us an email. There will be several special needs accessible rooms available.

If your plans change and you are unable to attend the event after making your reservation, please contact our registration committee to cancel your reservation.

Lodging is available for Boaters that live greater than one hour away from Quincy, Illinois or Mark Twain Lake area at several different hotels in Quincy and one hotel in Monroe City, MO (near Mark Twain Lake). Some of the locations are within a block from the Mississippi River. Those that specify that a room is needed and meet the distance requirement will a couple of options from the registration committee of which hotels we have a block of rooms saved for the event. Volunteer Boaters are responsible for their making their individual reservations.

Lodging in Quincy IL